| Oct 25, 2013
| 9:44 AM
More than three times as many users were reportedly surfing the Web with Mavericks OS X on the first day of its release than those who did so with its predecessor, Mountain Lion OS X.
In just 24 hours, users who downloaded and installed Apple's new...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 12:50 PM
After countless leaks, Google has finally formally unveiled its new Nexus 5 smartphone, and it arrives just in time for the holiday shopping season.
The LG-built device comes a month after Google sold out of its predecessor, the Nexus 4. Around the same...
| Jun 1, 2013
As the brain fitness craze grows, so do the number of software programs that promise to boost mental skills. Here, we take a look at three of the largest companies in the digital brain health industry. Each offers trial games that users can play free:...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 7:21 PM
Chief Executive Tim Cook likes to say Apple Inc. has an advantage over competitors because it does three things well: hardware, software and services.
For much of the year, speculation about new hardware gets the lion's share of attention from obsessive...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 12:11 PM
Google fans have long called for devices running unaltered versions of its Android operating system, and Google delivered just that this summer.
The HTC One and the Samsung Galaxy S 4, the two top Android smartphones, went on sale recently on Google...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Samsung announced it will hold its own developers conference this fall, perhaps signaling that the South Korean giant is seeking to reduce its reliance on Google.
The conference was announced with a teaser website that says it will take place Oct. 27...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 10:31 AM
Hewlett-Packard has begun heavily promoting its Windows 7 PCs over those that run Windows 8, the newer but far less popular version of Microsoft's operating system.
The Palo Alto tech company recently updated its website to showcase computers running...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The economic contributions of U.S. copyright industries reached new heights last year, for the first time contributing more than $1 trillion to the gross domestic product and accounting for 6.5% of the nation's economy, according to a new report.
| Nov 19, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Cars have turned into traveling towers of Babel. Car infotainment systems freeze. Phones don’t always sync. Bluetooth sound quality is poor. And simple tasks take too many touches and clicks.
At the core of the problem: The cars and devices...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Real estate agent Judy Oroshnik was doing a favor for a client when she offered to call the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power's customer service line to resolve a problem.
Forty minutes later, her goodwill was gone.
That's how long it took for...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 5:53 PM
NEW YORK — Ari Rubenstein, a "Star Trek" fan who counts physics as a hobby, wants to boldly go where Wall Street has never gone before: the speed of light.
Rubenstein heads Strike Technologies, a New York company that's part of a budding cottage...